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Adult Art Classes in Lawrence

Find Your Art, Find Your Community

Find the Artist Within

Visual arts can encompass so many different artistic mediums. At Lawrence Arts Center, we support the idea of making art part of your everyday life by offering a broad variety of visual arts classes in Lawrence.

Our classes cover everything from the fundamentals to advanced techniques.

To ensure our courses are accessible to all, there are financial aid options available, so don’t let cost hold you back from discovering the visual artist in yourself.

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Our Visual Arts Center

We’re committed to providing the Lawrence area with a facility that welcomes them into the world of art.

This includes our dedicated spaces for visual arts classes in Lawrence, each featuring the tools and technology you need to fully embrace your inner-artist, including:

  • Ceramics Studio
  • Digital Media Lab
  • Metals Studio
  • Jewelry & Fibers Studio
  • Printmaking & Screen Printing Studio
  • Photography Studio & Darkroom
  • Painting & Drawing Studios
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Kyla Strid

Director of Residencies and Adult Education

Sophie Shawver

Front Desk Administrator, Adult Visual Arts Coordinator

Shantel Wright-Hancock

Ceramics Studio Manager

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Matthew Lord

Adult & Youth Visual Arts

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Allison M Ice

Adult Visual Arts

Blanca Herrada

Exhibitions Coordinator

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Jenea Havener

Adult & Youth Visual Arts

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Rachael Sudlow

Adult Visual Arts

Thomas Huang

Board Member

Dehmie Dehmlow

23/24 Ceramics Artist-in-Residence

Adelai Spears

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Michelle Rogne

Adult & Youth Visual Arts

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Rachel Ross

Adult Visual Arts

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Hollie Rice

Adult Visual Arts

Rachel Beer

23/24 Printmaking Artsit-in-Residence

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Jeff Ridgway

Adult Visual Arts

Kent Smith

Adult Visual Arts

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Lora Jost

Adult Visual Arts

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Matthew Willie Garcia

Adult Visual Arts

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Stephanie Alaniz

Adult Visual Arts

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Jerry Dowdle

Adult Visual Arts

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Liz Bonny

Adult Visual Arts

Geri Cummings

Adult Visual Arts

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Laura Rollins

Front Desk Administrator

Krystle Perkins

Adult Visual Arts

Dorothy Hoyt-Reed

Adult Visual Arts

Amy Baber

Adult Visual Arts

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Jess Belangee-Englert

Adult Visual Arts

Tim O’Brien

Adult Visual Arts

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Alicia Kelly

Adult & Youth Visual Arts, Hang12 Mentor

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Ann Dean

Adult & Youth Visual Arts

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Melanie Pierce

Adult Visual Arts

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Rae Atakpa

Adult & Youth Visual Arts

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Make Art Part of Your Daily Life

Interested in enrolling in an adults visual arts class in Lawrence? We have financial aid available to those who need it to ensure classes are accessible to everyone.

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Art is for Everyone

Making Art Accessible to All

Lawrence Arts Center is here to ensure anyone—of any age and any background—can connect with a supportive community and flex their creative muscles. With contemporary exhibitions, performances, and an array of visual arts education classes for adults and kids, everyone will find something that’s right for them.

Our primary state-of-the-art facility at 940 New Hampshire St. features classrooms, studios, theatres, and more. To further support the community, we also have a space for classes and rehearsal at 10th & Mass Studios.

What's So Great About Our Adult Art Classes?